Cat D6 Dozer

D6 Dozer

Overview

The new Cat® D6 dozer helps you move material at a lower cost with a fully automatic transmission, outstanding fuel efficiency and reduced service/maintenance costs. Choose from updated configurations and enjoy a fully redesigned cab. Plus, a choice of GRADE technology features adds to ease of operation by helping you save even more time, material and operator effort. The D6 is legendary versatility you have come to trust, with added performance and efficiency to help you take your business to the next level.

EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY
  • Up to 20% better fuel efficiencyÂą.
  • Use up to 13% less fuel².
  • Fully automatic 4-speed transmission continuously adjusts for maximum efficiency and power to the ground without added operator input.
  • Full auto shift up and down entire working range to maximize fuel efficiency.
MOVE MORE WITH LESS FUEL
  • Move up to 16% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used.
  • Move up to 5% more material per hour.
  • Fully redesigned with updated configurations so you can build just the right machine the work you do.
  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor features a new frame and optimized balance for grading - no need for rear attachment.
LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY
  • New Cat C9.3B engine eliminates Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system for greater reliability; Simplified with a single engine Electronic Control Module (ECM) and improved engine air filter.
  • Redesigned fuel system provides greater reliability and more accurate fuel delivery.
  • New Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage - HDXLwith DuraLink™ - features Positive Pin Retention pins and link improvements for up to 20% more seal life in high impact conditions.
TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE
  • Hit target grade faster and more accurately with Cat GRADE technologies. Finish jobs in fewer passes, and with less operator effort, saving you time and helping to increase your profit.
  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains pre-established blade position without a GPS signal.
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
  • Completely redesigned cab for a whole new standard in visibility, comfort, productivity.
  • New 10-inch touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Grade Control display and main display positions can be swapped.
  • Application Profile saves preferred machine settings.
LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS
  • Up to 9% lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Grouped service points and modular components with easy access to save you routine maintenance time.
  • Fewer filters and service points save you time and money on routine maintenance
BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES
  • Approximately 15% more glass area and Integrated ROPS offers added visibility.
  • Standard integrated High Definition (HD) rear view camera in the primary display.
  • Hood design and alignment of the exhaust and precleaner provide a better view to the front of the tractor.
  • Bluetooth microphone gives you hands-free access to your mobile phone.
WASTE HANDLING PERFORMANCE
  • Improved sealing throughout the machine helps keep dust and debris out.
  • Waste cab has impact-resistant polycarbonate doors, eliminating the need for door screens.
  • Specialized guarding and seals throughout the machine help protect major components from impact and airborne debris.
Forestry/Land Clearing
  • Updated sweeps lead the list of Forestry/Land Clearing machine features designed to help protect your dozer from damage and debris build-up.
  • Specialized track shoes plus woodchip and coal blades are matched to the job.
  • Precleaner and roof-mounted filter help protect against dust and debris.
EFFICIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY
  • Up to 20% better fuel efficiencyÂą.
  • Use up to 13% less fuel².
  • Fully automatic 4-speed transmission continuously adjusts for maximum efficiency and power to the ground without added operator input.
  • Full auto shift up and down entire working range to maximize fuel efficiency.
  • Lower greenhouse gas emissions – up to 13% less CO2.

    ÂąMaterial moved per gallon/liter of fuel
    ² Gallons/liters per hour
MOVE MORE WITH LESS FUEL
  • Move up to 16% more material per gallon/liter of fuel used.
  • Move up to 5% more material per hour.
  • Fully redesigned with updated configurations so you can build just the right machine the work you do.
  • Purpose-built VPAT tractor features a new frame and optimized balance for grading - no need for rear attachment.
  • New LGP VPAT design, with 36-inch (915 mm) centered shoes, offers 35 kPa (5 psi)ground pressure.
  • Wider blade on the LGP VPAT for Powerful Efficiency high-speed grading.
  • Class-leading VPAT range of motion for improved performance, especially when trenching or backfilling.
  • VPAT blade remains level when angled for smoother grade.
  • More robust push arm dozer for heavy applications with larger SU blade capacity.
  • New 10-roller undercarriage option designed for smoother grades at higher speeds, even in difficult surfaces like sand and gravel.
LONG TERM VALUE AND DURABILITY
  • New Cat C9.3B engine eliminates Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system for greater reliability; Simplified with a single engine Electronic Control Module (ECM) and improved engine air filter.
  • Redesigned fuel system provides greater reliability and more accurate fuel delivery.
  • New Heavy Duty Extended Life undercarriage - HDXLwith DuraLink™ - features Positive Pin Retention pins and link improvements for up to 20% more seal life in high impact conditions.
  • Common structures for Heavy Duty and SystemOne™ undercarriage enable changes from one to the other.
  • Purpose-built Waste and Forestry arrangements.
TECHNOLOGY THAT GETS WORK DONE
  • Hit target grade faster and more accurately with Cat GRADE technologies. Finish jobs in fewer passes, and with less operator effort, saving you time and helping to increase your profit.
  • Cat GRADE with Slope Assist™ automatically maintains pre-established blade position without a GPS signal.
  • Updated Cat GRADE with 3D offers greater speed, accuracy and flexibility. Factory-integrated system eliminates position sensing cylinders. Antennas integrated into the cab roof for better protection.
  • More intuitive 10-inch (254 mm) touchscreen grade control display is easier to use.
  • AutoCarry™ automates blade lift to maximize blade load, improve load consistency, reduce track slip.
  • Standard Slope Indicate displays machine cross-slope and fore/aft orientation right on the main display.
  • Factory Attachment Ready Option (ARO) simplifies installation of all brands of grade control system.
  • Product Link™ collects machine data that can be viewed online through web and mobile applications.
  • Access information anytime, anywhere with VisionLink® – and use it to make informed decisions that boost productivity, lower costs, simplify maintenance, and improve safety and security on your job site.
DESIGNED FOR OPERATORS
  • Completely redesigned cab for a whole new standard in visibility, comfort, productivity.
  • New 10-inch touchscreen display with easy-to-use operator interface.
  • Grade Control display and main display positions can be swapped.
  • Application Profile saves preferred machine settings.
  • Distributed cab heating/cooling circulates air more effectively around the operator and helps reduce window fogging/frosting.
  • Viscous cab mounts reduce vibration for greater operator comfort.
  • Wider air suspension seat has multiple adjustments for personalized comfort.
  • Entire armrest adjusts forward and backward independent of the seat.
  • Detented thumbwheel on the steering control allows easy speed setting changes
  • More storage spaces throughout the cab.
LOWER MAINTENANCE COSTS
  • Up to 9% lower maintenance cost – designed specifically to save you money with updated components, longer service intervals, fewer scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Grouped service points and modular components with easy access to save you routine maintenance time.
  • Fewer filters and service points save you time and money on routine maintenance
  • Cab air filter replacement extended to 500 hours.
  • Standard reversing fan extends the time between core clean-outs.
  • 30-minute cab removal, if needed.
  • Modular, self-contained HVAC unit is easier to service.
BUILT-IN SAFETY FEATURES
  • Approximately 15% more glass area and Integrated ROPS offers added visibility.
  • Standard integrated High Definition (HD) rear view camera in the primary display.
  • Hood design and alignment of the exhaust and precleaner provide a better view to the front of the tractor.
  • Bluetooth microphone gives you hands-free access to your mobile phone.
  • Standard ladder at the back of the machine for convenient access for fuel fill, window cleaning and maintenance.
  • Ground-level access to optional fast fuel fill.
  • Grab rail on both sides of cab roof and tie offs provide added safety.
  • Improved cab filtration for cleaner operator environment.
  • Optional integrated LED beacon warning lights.
WASTE HANDLING PERFORMANCE
  • Improved sealing throughout the machine helps keep dust and debris out.
  • Waste cab has impact-resistant polycarbonate doors, eliminating the need for door screens.
  • Specialized guarding and seals throughout the machine help protect major components from impact and airborne debris.
  • Multi-layer final drive guards, including a labyrinth-style guard with 90-degree turns, help keep dirt and debris away from the Duo-Cone™ seal to protect final drive oil.
  • Pivot shaft seal guards help prevent debris from entering and damaging seals.
  • Striker bars help prevent debris from damaging the machine.
  • Tilt cylinder with rotating bushing type design help wrapping materials to roll off hoses.
  • Heavy duty hinged radiator guard protects radiator and fan from penetration by material coming straight in or from under the blade.
  • Cooling system designed for high debris environments, with automatic reversing fan and swing-out cleanout access.
  • Hinged heavy duty belly guard for easy cleaning and to keep debris out.
  • Lights mounted up and away from main debris area for protection, while still giving you plenty of light on the work area. An optional 12-light LED package provides 360-degree coverage.
  • Powered precleaner is integrated and increases the cab filter change interval to 1,000 hours.
  • Landfill blades and center-hole track shoes help you optimize your waste handler for the job.
  • Laminated thermal shields and insulated Clean Emissions Module.
Forestry/Land Clearing
  • Updated sweeps lead the list of Forestry/Land Clearing machine features designed to help protect your dozer from damage and debris build-up.
  • Specialized track shoes plus woodchip and coal blades are matched to the job.
  • Precleaner and roof-mounted filter help protect against dust and debris.

D6 VPAT

Blade Capacity
5.4ydÂł
Blade
VPAT
Width of Standard Shoe
24in
Ground Pressure
7.1psi
Operating Weight
49030lb

D6 LGP (36-in) Push Arm

Blade Capacity
5ydÂł
Blade
Straight
Width of Standard Shoe
36in
Ground Pressure
5.1psi
Operating Weight
52615lb

D6 LGP (30-in) Push Arm

Blade Capacity
7.6ydÂł
Blade
Semi-Universal (SU)
Width of Standard Shoe
30in
Ground Pressure
6.6psi
Operating Weight
50130lb

D6 Push Arm

Blade Capacity
7.5ydÂł
Blade
Semi-Universal (SU)
Width of Standard Shoe
24in
Ground Pressure
7.9psi
Operating Weight
48500lb

Air Conditioning System

Air Conditioning
The air conditioning system on this machine contains the fluorinated greenhouse gas refrigerant R134a (Global Warming Potential = 1430). The system contains 1.36 kg of refrigerant which has a CO2 equivalent of 1.946 metric tonnes.

Service Refill Capacities

DEF Tank
7.4gal (US)
Fuel Tank
90gal (US)

Engine

Note (4)
Basic machine specs provided below. For complete specifications and dimensions by configuration, blade and track shoe offerings and more, please visit the product download section to view the full D6/D6 XE Technical Specifications.
Note (3)
Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) used in Cat Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) systems must meet the requirements outlined in the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard 22241.
Note (2)
All non-road Tier 4 Interim and Final, Stage IIIB, IV and V and Korea Tier 4 Final diesel engines are required to use only ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) fuels containing 15 ppm (mg/kg) sulfur or less. Biodiesel blends up to B20 (20% blend by volume) are
Note (1)
Rated horsepower at 2,200 rpm
Build Number
20A
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
219HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
215HP
Emissions
U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final, EU Stage V, Korea Tier 4 Final
Power - Net
215HP
Engine Model
Cat C9.3B

Transmission

Power Train
Fully Automatic 4-Speed Powershift

Dimensions – LGP VPAT (30-in)

Operating Weight
50650lb

D6 LGP (30-in) VPAT

Operating Weight
50650lb
Ground Pressure
5.8psi
Width of Standard Shoe
30in
Blade
VPAT
Blade Capacity
5.9ydÂł

D6 LGP (36-in) VPAT

Operating Weight
51875lb
Ground Pressure
5psi
Width of Standard Shoe
36in
Blade
VPAT
Blade Capacity
6.5ydÂł

Standard/Optional Features

Standard Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Power Train
    • Fully-automatic 4-speed transmission
    • Cat C9.3B diesel engine
    • Double reduction planetary final drives
    • Hydraulic reversing fan
  • Operator Environment
    • Fully redesigned cab, sound suppressed, with Integrated Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS)
    • Full-color 10-inch (254 mm) liquid crystal touch screen display
    • Integrated rearview camera
    • Adjustable operator controls/armrests
    • Cab mounted modular Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning (HVAC) system
    • Added storage areas
    • Electrohydraulic implement and steering controls
    • Cloth seat
    • Communication radio ready
    • Lights - 6 LED
  • Cat Technology
    • Slope Indicate
    • Attachment Ready Option (ARO) with Assist/Cat GRADE with Slope Assist
    • Product Link, Cellular PLE641
  • Undercarriage
    • Redesigned track roller frame
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Rear access ladder
    • Shovel holder
    • Ground level service center
    • 30-minute cab removal
    • Fire extinguisher mounting provision
    • Ecology drains
    • Underhood work light
  • Hydraulics
    • Independent steering and implement pumps
    • Load sensing hydraulics
  • Attachments
    • Ripper-ready rear hydraulics

Optional Equipment:

  • Note
    • Standard and optional equipment may vary. Consult your Cat dealer for details.
  • Operator Environment
    • Deluxe leather heated/ventilated seat
    • Premium lights - 12 LED
    • Integrated warning lights
  • Cat Technology
    • Cat GRADE with 3D
    • Product Link Elite PLE631 - Dual Cellular/Satellite
  • Blades
    • Semi-Universal
    • Variable Pitch Angle Tilt (VPAT)
    • Straight blade
    • Angle blade
    • Foldable VPAT - under 3 m (9.9 ft) transport width (Not available in all regions)
    • Waste/Landfill
  • Undercarriage
    • Heavy Duty (HDXL with DuraLink) or SystemOne
    • 10-Roller Fine Grading undercarriage
    • Moderate Service or Extreme Service track shoes
  • Service And Maintenance
    • Refilling fuel pump (EU only)
  • Attachments
    • High lift ripper with straight or curved shanks
    • Winch
    • Forestry and Waste Special Arrangements
    • Counterweights
    • Ripper and winch-ready rear hydraulics
    • Side screens
    • Rear screen - hinged or fixed
    • Sweeps
    • Drawbar

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Build Number
20A
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349 (DIN)
219 HP
Net Power - Rated - ISO 9249/SAE J1349
215 HP
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